Benefits Analyst

Los Angeles, CA | Direct Hire

Job ID: WH-KO-HR-BA01 Category: Professional Services Pay Rate: $50k - 55k (per year)

About the Job

The position interfaces with Plan participants, participants’ business managers and/or employees, all departments within the organization, outside consultants, legal counsel and vendors.

  • Perform data modeling for various pension and health plan benefits, including contributions.
  • Identify cost-effective benefit initiatives and programs based on current environment and best practices.
  • Prepare materials and reports to be presented to the Benefits Committee.
  • Review and ensure department accuracy of data transmitted to consultants and vendors.
  • Determine whether contract performance guarantees have been met.
  • Participate in planning and completion of overall department projects.
  • Assist with management of program implementations.
  • Ability to accept direction and developmental guidance from departmental Manager.
  • Ability to work effectively with individuals at all levels.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualified Candidates

SKILLS AND ABILITIES
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing and to advise management of findings, trends, and other cost-saving benefits initiatives
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Strong analytical and math skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to exercise independent discretion and judgment to plan, prioritize and accomplish work
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum 2-4 years of experience in progressive levels of pension and health benefits analysis.
  • Specific knowledge of IRS/HHS/DOL regulations and ERISA preferred.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or related field with Certified Employee Benefits Specialist degree or comparative course work related to multi- employer trust funds administration preferred.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Possess manual dexterity sufficient to operate standard office machines.
  • Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time.
  • Position requires bending, reaching, walking, and lifting of up to 10 lbs.

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